History of Saltpipe
Asthma attack is well documented through the history well back over 3000 years as well the numerous remedies which were applied with more or less success to counterattack this disturbing and many instances life threatening disease. The ancient Egyptians used enemas and camel and crocodile dung to treat their patients. The ancient Greeks and Romans also recognized the disease and it was the blind poet Homer who first coined the term ‘asthma’ which, as we know, is the Greek word for panting Little progress was made in the treatment or knowledge of asthma until the twelfth century, when Moses Maimonides wrote a really excellent work on asthma in relation to the asthmatic son of the Sultan Saladin. His treatment advice was to avoid emotional turmoil, sexual activity, and he recommended chicken soup as a recipe.
One of the more successful natural remedy of the modern time is inhaling the dry salted air - frequently referred as Halo Therapy. There are salt mines in Eastern Europe which can be visited for that treatment. It is obviously has a limitation apart from the cost.
An other way to visit one of the simulated salt mines (known as salt rooms) which are spread across Australia. While the saltroom provides many benefits (disorders , relaxation, etc.) apart from de-toxing the respiratory tracts one still need allocate a time to visit one of the local saltrooms.
The invention of the Saltpipe was the natural evolution of this process and to satisfy the needs to able to have the benefit of inhaling the salted air “on the road” . The Saltpipe is frequently referred as the portable salt cave however it is not replace the saltroom treatment but more as complementing it.